29 June 2005
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
Femme et Volcan (Dupin 28)
etching with handcolouring in green, blue and brown crayon, 1938, on vellum, signed with red watercolour, numbered 2/4, from the edition of four handcoloured impressions on vellum (there was also a regular edition of thirty uncoloured on Arches), the full sheet, the vellum slightly shrunken, pinholes along the edges of the sheet, the colours faded, especially the brown, the upper left corner slightly discoloured and disturbed, the edges slightly soiled, a tiny hole near the left edge of the sheet, framed
P. 219 x 165 mm, S. 395 x 275 mm.
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